Friedemann Vogel

Principal Dancer / Kammertänzer

Friedemann Vogel

Principal Dancer / Kammertänzer
On stage at
https://www.stuttgarter-ballett.de/ Stuttgarter Ballett Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart

Shades of White
Tue 23. Oct / 19:00
Opernhaus / Introduction 18:15
https://www.stuttgarter-ballett.de/ Stuttgarter Ballett Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart

Shades of White
Wed 24. Oct / 19:00
Opernhaus / Introduction 18:15
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Vita

Friedemann Vogel was born in Stuttgart. He received his initial ballet training at the John Cranko Schule in Stuttgart and subsequently received the John Gilpin scholarship to study with Marika Besobrasova at the Académie de Danse Classique Princesse Grasse in Monaco. He showed his outstanding talent by winning several international ballet competition awards including the Prix de Lausanne and the Erik-Bruhn-Competition for young dancers in Toronto. At the beginning of the season 1998/99 he joined the Stuttgart Ballet as a member of the corps de ballet. In June 2002, Friedemann Vogel was appointed to Principal Dancer. In 2015 he was awarded the national title of “Kammertaenzer”, the highest status a dancer can achieve in Germany.

With the Stuttgart Ballet Friedemann Vogel has danced many major roles in full-length ballets by renowned choreographers. His repertoire includes the leading roles in ballets by John Cranko such as Prince Siegfried in Swan Lake, Romeo in Romeo and Juliet and the title role in Onegin as well as Prince Desiré in The Sleeping Beauty (Marcia Haydée nach Petipa), Albrecht in Giselle (after Coralli, Perrot, Petipa), James in La Sylphide (Peter Schaufuss) and Armand Duval in The Lady of the Camellias (John Neumeier). Furthermore Friedemann Vogel has performed in ballets by Mikhail Fokine, George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins, Kenneth MacMillan, Maurice Béjart, Glen Tetley, William Forsythe etc. Many choreographers have created roles especially for him, including Wayne McGregor, Mauro Bigonzetti, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Christian Spuck, Itzik Galili and Marco Goecke, who created his full length Orlando for him.

Friedemann Vogel is frequently invited to dance as a guest artist by prestigious companies all over the world including the Bolshoi Ballet, English National Ballet, La Scala in Milan and the Mikhailovsky Ballet in St. Petersburg. He is a regular guest at many international galas.
Portrait
Friedemann Vogel
Photo Sébastien Galtier
The Lady of the Camellias
Ch: John Neumeier
D: Friedemann Vogel
Photo Stuttgarter Ballett
Bolero
Ch: Maurice Béjart
D: Friedemann Vogel
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Bolero
Ch: Maurice Béjart
D: Friedemann Vogel
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Friedemann Vogel
Photo Youn Sik Kim
Swan Lake
Ch: John Cranko
D: Friedemann Vogel, Miriam Kacerova
Photo Stuttgarter Ballett
Onegin
Ch: John Cranko
D: Friedemann Vogel, Alicia Amatriain
Photo Stuttgarter Ballett
Fancy Goods
Ch: Marco Goecke
D: FriedemannVogel, Ensemble
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Initialen R.B.M.E.
Ch: John Cranko
T: Alicia Amatriain, Friedemann Vogel
Photo Stuttgarter Ballett
Orlando
Ch: Marco Goecke
D: Friedemann Vogel
Photo Ulrich Beuttenmüller
Romeo und Julia
Ch: John Cranko
D: Alicia Amatriain, Friedemann Vogel
Photo Stuttgarter Ballett
Swan Lake
Ch: John Cranko
D: Alicia Amatriain, Friedemann Vogel
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Swan Lake
Ch: John Cranko
D: Friedemann Vogel
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Swan Lake
Ch: John Cranko
D: Friedemann Vogel
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repertoire

Leading Roles with the Stuttgart Ballet
  • Afternoon of a Faun (Jerome Robbins)
  • Apollo (George Balanchine): Apollo
  • Bolero (Maurice Béjart): male leading role
  • Brouillards (John Cranko): Bruyère
  • Concerto for Flute and Harp (John Cranko)
  • Dances at a Gathering (Jerome Robbins): Role in Green
  • Edward II (David Bintley): Edward II
  • Fratres (John Neumeier)
  • Gaîté Parisienne (Maurice Béjart): Pas de deux “The Lovers”
  • Giselle (Production: Reid Anderson, Valentina Savina): Duke Albrecht
  • In The Middle, Somewhat Elevated (William Forsythe)
  • Initials R.M.B.E. (John Cranko): Solo role in M.
  • Kazimir’s Colours (Mauro Bigonzetti): main role
  • La fille mal gardée (Sir Frederick Ashton): Colas
  • La Sylphide (Peter Schaufuss, after August Bournonville): James
  • Legende (John Cranko)
  • Les Sylphides (Michail Fokine): Poet
  • Onegin (John Cranko): Onegin, Lenski
  • Pas de deux: Manon (Kenneth MacMillan)
  • Poème de l’extase (John Cranko): lead role boy in love
  • Ricercare (Glen Tetley)
  • Romeo and Juliet (John Cranko): Romeo
  • Slice to Sharp (Jorma Elo)
  • Stravinsky Violin Concerto (George Balanchine)
  • Swan Lake (John Cranko): Prince Siegfried
  • Symphony in C (George Balanchine): 1st movement
  • The Four Temperaments (George Balanchine): Sanguinic
  • The Lady and the Fool (John Cranko): Moondog, Prince
  • The Lady of the Camellias (John Neumeier): Armand Duval and Graf N.
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Márcia Haydée after Marius Petipa): Prince Désiré
  • The Song of the Earth (Kenneth MacMillan): Messanger of Death
  • Theme and Variations (George Balanchine): leading role
  • Voluntaries (Glen Tetley): Pas de trois
 
Specially created Roles
  • Carlotta’s Portrait (Christian Spuck)
  • EDEN / EDEN (Wayne McGregor)
  • Fancy Goods (Marco Goecke)
  • Firebird (Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui)
  • Giselle (Irina Lukasova): Duke Albrecht
  • Il Concertone (Mauro Bigonzetti)
  • Mono Lisa (Itzik Galili)
  • nocturne (Christian Spuck)
  • Orlando (Marco Goecke): title role
  • still.nest (Dominique Dumais)
  • The Chambers of a Heart (Itzik Galili)
  • The Shaking Tent (Marc Spradling)
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Derek Deane): Prince Desiré
  • Two Pieces of Matter against the Gravitational Force (Jean Christophe Blavier)
 
Specially created Roles at Noverre-Society: Young Choreographers
  • Come neve al sole (Rolando D’Alesio)
  • You and me and him (Lior Lev)
 
Further Roles with the Stuttgart Ballet
  • 5 Tangos (Hans van Manen)
  • Brouillards (John Cranko)
  • dreamdeepdown (Kevin O’Day)
  • Now and Then (John Neumeier)
  • Seventh Symphony (Uwe Scholz)
  • The Firebird (Uwe Scholz)
  • the seventh blue (Christian Spuck)
  • The Taming of the Shrew (John Cranko)
  • The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude (William Forsythe)
  • Vers un Pays Sage (Jean Christoph Maillot)